Mince & beans with vetkoek

Mince & beans with vetkoek

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These tasty vetkoek are a quick and easy way to put dinner on the table!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time35 minutes
  • Cooking time40 minutes


  • For the vetkoek:
  • 1½ cups warm water
  • 1 sachet (10ml) instant yeast
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 5 cups cake flour
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Oil for frying
  • For the mince:
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 400g beef mince
  • 1 tin baked beans in tomato sauce
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 Knorrox Beef Stock Cube
  • 2 tablespoons KNORR Rich Beef & Tomato Soup


  • To make the vetkoek: Stir the sugar into the water and add the yeast
  • Sieve the cake flour and salt into a bowl
  • Add the oil to the yeast mixture
  • Mix the yeast mixture into the dry ingredients with a wooden spoon
  • Work into a soft dough adding more flour if needed
  • Turn the dough onto a surface and knead for 10 minutes until elastic and not sticky
  • Place in an oiled bowl, cover and leave to rise for 30 minutes in a warm place
  • Turn dough onto a surface, knock back, flatten and cut into 6cm square pieces
  • Deep fry until golden brown
  • To make the mince: In a pan, fry the onion and green pepper in oil until soft
  • Add the mince and fry until it is well browned
  • Add baked beans, water and Knorrox Beef Stock Cube, stir well, bring to the boil and then allow to simmer for 15 minutes
  • Just before done mix the KNORR Rich Beef & Tomato Soup with 4 tablespoons of water to make a smooth paste then add it to the pot and allow to simmer for 2 minutes stirring continuously until thickened
  • Serve with hot vetkoek